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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday.
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2017-01-18 09:34:36
Tuesday, December 20th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday banned new oil and gas drilling in federal waters in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, in a push to leave his stamp on the environment before Republican Donald Trump takes office next month.
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2016-12-20 17:00:04
Sunday, December 11th, 2016      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Reindeer are shrinking on an Arctic island near the North Pole in a side-effect of climate change that has curbed winter food for animals often depicted as pulling Father Christmas' sleigh, scientists said on Monday.
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2016-12-11 19:26:45
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016      Leave a Comment
MARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - Drive your car 4,000 km (2,500 miles) and its greenhouse gas emissions will melt three square meters (32 square feet) of ice on the Arctic Ocean, according to a study on Thursday that found a direct link between carbon dioxide and the shrinking ice.
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2016-11-03 13:04:44
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Two environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Norway of violating its pledges under a global agreement to combat climate change by letting energy firms explore for oil and gas in the Arctic Barents Sea.
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2016-10-18 07:29:01
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016      Leave a Comment
ON BOARD THE POLARSYSSEL (Reuters) - More polar bears are being shot dead on Norway's remote Arctic islands, where dangerous encounters with humans are getting more frequent as visitors increase and global warming melts the sea ice on which the creatures roam.
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2016-09-28 08:25:36